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    • TO The Presentation ON “ GREEN MANURING” K.G.R.CHOWDARY WELCOME
    • GREEN MANURING
      • Green Manuring of crops results in spectacular increase in crop production. Besides nitrogen, green manure also supplies micro-nutrients and organic matter to the soil. It is the poor farmer’s manure.
    • IMPORTANCE OF GREEN MANURING
      • Green manuring contributes 40 to 80 kg nitrogen per ha.
      • Besides supplying nitrogen, it prevents loss of nitrogen by leaching and erosion.
      • Vigorous root system of green manure keeps the soil particles bound together.
      • Green manure reclaims saline and alkaline soils
      • Some green leaf manure crops serve as fodder
      • The growth of green manure crops is very fast.
    • CROPS FOR GREEN MANURING
      • Green manuring is of two types :
      • 1. Green leaf manuring crops.
      • 2. Green manuring in situ crops.
    • GREEN LEAF MANURING CROPS
      • 1. Gliricidia maculata
      • 2. Pongamia glabra
      • 3. Calotropis gigantia
      • 4. Tephrosia perpuria
      • 5. Indigofera teysmanuui
      • 6. Sesbania speciosa
      • 7. Ipomea carnea
      • 8. Cassia tora
    • GREEN MANURING IN SITU CROPS
      • 1. Crotalaria juncea
      • 2. Crotalaria mucronata
      • 3. Crotalaria anagyroids
      • 4. Sesbania aculeata
      • 5. Phaseolus mungo
      • 6. Phaseolus trilobus
      • 7. Melilotus indica
    • EFFECT OF GREEN MANURING
      • Green manures increases soil fertility.
      • Green manures develops soil structure.
      • Green manuring enhances organic matter in the soil.
      • Green manures play an effective role in reclamation of saline and alkaline soils.
    • Thank You